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Years in comics
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19th Century
1900s
1900 · 1901 · 1902 · 1903 · 1904
1905 · 1906 · 1907 · 1908 · 1909
1910s
1910 · 1911 · 1912 · 1913 · 1914
1915 · 1916 · 1917 · 1918 · 1919
1920s
1920 · 1921 · 1922 · 1923 · 1924
1925 · 1926 · 1927 · 1928 · 1929
1930s
1930 · 1931 · 1932 · 1933 · 1934
1935 · 1936 · 1937 · 1938 · 1939
1940s
1940 · 1941 · 1942 · 1943 · 1944
1945 · 1946 · 1947 · 1948 · 1949
1950s
1950 · 1951 · 1952 · 1953 · 1954
1955 · 1956 · 1957 · 1958 · 1959
1960s
1960 · 1961 · 1962 · 1963 · 1964
1965 · 1966 · 1967 · 1968 · 1969
1970s
1970 · 1971 · 1972 · 1973 · 1974
1975 · 1976 · 1977 · 1978 · 1979
1980s
1980 · 1981 · 1982 · 1983 · 1984
1985 · 1986 · 1987 · 1988 · 1989
1990s
1990 · 1991 · 1992 · 1993 · 1994
1995 · 1996 · 1997 · 1998 · 1999
2000s
2000 · 2001 · 2002 · 2003 · 2004
2005 · 2006 · 2007 · 2008 · 2009

Contents

Events

January

  • January 9: Teen Titans: The Lost Annual, delayed since 2003, is published.[1]
  • January 23: Hellblazer #240, marking the 20th anniversary of the series, is released.[2]

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Exhibitions and shows

Conventions

First issues by title

Teen Titans: Year One
Release: January 2 by DC Comics. Writer: Amy Wolfman Artists: Karl Kerschl & Serge Lapointe. Cover by: Karl Kerschl Summary: A reimagining of how the Teen Titans came together
Wildstorm: Revelations
Release: January 2 by Wildstorm. Writers: Christos Gage & Scott Beatty. Artist: Wes Craig
Teen Titans: The Lost Annual
Release: January 9 by DC Comics. Writer: Bob Haney; Artists Jay Stephens & Mike Allred; Cover by Nick Cardy Summary: The Teen Titans go into space to rescue President John F. Kennedy
The Evil Dead
Release: January by Dark Horse Comics. Writer: Mark Verheiden. Artist: John Bolton
Hulk
Release: January by Marvel Comics. Writer: Jeph Loeb III. Artist: Ed McGuinness
Project Superpowers
Release: January by Dynamite Entertainment. Writer: Jim Krueger. Artista: Doug Klauba & Stephen Sadowski
The Twelve
Release: January by Marvel Comics. Writer: J. Michael Straczynski. Artist: Chris Weston
Ultimate Human
Release: January by Marvel Comics. Writer: Warren Ellis. Arist: Cary Nord
Locke & Key
Release: February 20 by IDW Publishing. Writer: Joe Hill. Artist:s Gabriel Rodriguez & Jay Fotos
Cable
Release: March by Marvel Comics. Writer: Duane Swierczynski. Artist: Ariel Olivetti
Countdown Special: The New Gods
Release: March by DC Comics. Reprints: Forever People #1 (1971), Mister Miracle #1 (1971) and The New Gods #7 (1971)
Exiles
Release: March by Marvel Comics. Writer: Mike Raicht. Summary: A recap of the adventures in the first 100 issues of Exiles
Anna Mercury
Release: April 2 by Avatar Press. Writer: Warren Ellis. Artist: Facundo Percio
Secret Invasion
Release: April 2 by Marvel Comics. Writer: Brian Michael Bendis. Artists: Leinil Yu & Mark Morales
Number of the Beast
Release: April 9 by Wildstorm. Writer: Scott Beatty. Artist: Chris Sprouse
Countdown Special: OMAC
Release: April by DC Comics. Reprints: OMAC #1 (1974), The Warlord #37-39 (1976) and DC Comics Presents #61 (1978)
Kick-Ass
Release: April by Icon. Writer: Mark Millar. Artist: John Romita, Jr.
New Exiles
Release: April by Marvel Comics. Writer: Chris Claremont. Artist: Tom Grummett. Summary: Relaunch of Exiles with this following on directly from Exiles #100
Tiny Titans
Release: April by DC Comics. Writer: Art Baltazar Artist: Art Baltazar, Cover by: Art Baltazar
The War that Time Forgot
Release: May 7 by DC Comics. Writer: Bruce Jones Artists: Al Barrionuevo and Jimmy Palmiotti, Cover by: Neal Adams
Captain Britain and MI: 13
Release: May 14 by Marvel Comics. Writer: Paul Cornell Artists: Leonard Kirk and Jesse Delperdang
Guardians of the Galaxy
Release: May 14 by Marvel Comics. Writers: Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning Artist: Paul Pelletier
GeNext
Release: May 14 by Marvel Comics. Writer: Chris Claremont Artist: Patrick Scherberger, Cover by: Doug Gregory Alexander
Sky Doll
Release: May 14 by Marvel Comics/Soleil. Writers: Barbara Canepa and Alessandro Barbucci Artist: Alessandro Barbucci
Marvel 1985
Release: May 29 by Marvel Comics. Writer: Mark Millar Artist: Tommy Lee Edwards
American Dream
Release: May by Marvel Comics. Writer: Tom DeFalco Artists: Todd Nauck and Scott Koblish
Avengers/Invaders
Release: May by Marvel Comics/Dynamite Entertainment. Writers: Alex Ross and Jim Krueger Artist: Steve Sadowski
Final Crisis
Release: May by DC Comics. Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: J. G. Jones, Cover by: Art Baltazar
House of Mystery
Release: May by Vertigo. Writer: Matthew Sturges and Bill Willingham Artists: Luca Rossi and Ross Campbell
The Man with No Name
Release: May by Dynamite Entertainment. Writer: Christos Gage Artist: Wellington Dias
Haunt of Horror: Lovecraft
Release: June 4 by Marvel Max. Writer: Richard Corben. Artist: Richard Corben
Ultimate Origins
Release: June 4 by Marvel Comics. Writer: Brian Michael Bendis. Artist: Butch Guice
Station
Release: June 25 by Boom! Studios. Writer: Johanna Stokes Artists: Leno Carvalho and Ed Dukeshire.
Blood Bowl: Killer Contract
Release: June 25 by Boom! Studios. Writer: Matt Forbeck Artist: Lads Helloven.
Indiana Jones and the Tomb of the Gods
Release: June by Dark Horse Comics. Writer: Rob Williams Artist: Steve Scott. Cover by: Art Baltazar
Skaar: Son of Hulk
Release: June by Marvel Comics. Writer: Greg Pak. Artist: Ron Garney
Trinity
Release: June by DC Comics. Writers: Kurt Busiek & Fabian Nicieza Artists: Mark Bagley, Scott McDaniel, Tom Derenick, Mike Norton and others. Cover by: Art Baltazar
True Believers
Release: July 30 by Marvel Comics. Writer: Cary Bates. Artist: Paul Gulacy
The Bond of Saint Marcel
Release: July 30 by Archaia Studios Press. Writer: Jennifer Quintenz. Artists: Christian Gossett & Marshall Dillion
Wildcats: Worlds End
Release: July 30 by Wildstorm. Writer: Christos Gage. Artist: Neil Googe & Trevor Hairsine
High Rollers
Release: July by Boom! Studios. Writer: Gary Phillips. Artist: Manuel Magalhaes
Reign in Hell
Release: July by DC Comics. Writer: Keith Giffen. Artist: Tom Derenick
Titanium Rain
Release: July by Archaia Studios Press. Writer: Josh Finney. Artists: Josh Finney & Kat Rocha
Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds
Release: August by DC Comics. Writer: Geoff Johns. Artist: George Perez
Runaways
Release: August by Marvel Comics. The third volume of the series marks the third creative team of Terry Moore and Humberto Ramos.
Final Crisis: Revelations
Release: August by DC Comics. Writer: Greg Rucka. Artist:s Phillip Tan, Jeff De Los Santos and Jonathan Glapion
X-Men: Manifest Destiny
Release: September 4 by Marvel Comics. Writers:Mike Carey, C. B. Cebulski, James Asmus. Artists: Michael Ryan, Victor Olazaba, Chris Burnham, David Yardin
Marvel Zombies 3
Release: October 1 by Marvel Comics. Writer: Fred Van Lente. Artist: Kev Walker
Gigantic
Release: October by Dark Horse Comics. Writer: Rick Remender Artist: Eric Nguyen
Aetheric Mechanics
Release: December 5 by Avatar Press. Writer: Warren Ellis. Artist: Gianluca Pagliarani

Notable events of 2008 in comics. See also List of years in comics.

References








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